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Glossary: centimeter, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

centimeter

(SEN-tih-MEE-ter)

A measure of length in the metric system. There are 100 centimeters in a meter and 2½ centimeters in an inch.

Tumor size compared to everyday objects; shows various measurements of a tumor compared to a pea, peanut, walnut, and lime

Pea, peanut, walnut, and lime show tumor sizes.

2004-01-23

2007-02-12